League Two

January 26, 2013


Fleetwood Town

3 - 0

Oxford United

League Two

15:00 +00:00, January 26, 2013

Highbury Stadium

Referee: Geoff Eltrigham

Cod Army eye McKenna magic

Team Stat Comparison

Fleetwood Town Oxford United
Matches Played 46 46
Table Position 13 9
Points 60 65
Goal Difference -2 -1
Goals for * 1.2 1.3
Goals against * 1.4 1.5
Last 5 L-L-L-L-D W-W-W-L-L
Last 5 home L-L-D-W-D W-L-D-L-W
Last 5 away L-L-D-L-L W-W-L-L-W
*  Goals per match - home matches for home club and away matches for away club
Stats: Fleetwood Town | Oxford United

Competition Stats

Fleetwood Town Oxford United
Goals Jon Parkin 10 Tom Craddock 10
Assists David Ball 7 Sean Rigg 9
Yellows Junior Brown 8 Tony Capaldi 6
Reds Jamie McGuire 1 James Constable 2
Squads: Fleetwood Town | Oxford United

Next Matches

Fleetwood Town Oxford United
4/21 H: Wycombe Wanderers 4/21 A: Scunthorpe United
4/26 H: Southend United 4/26 H: Accrington Stanley
5/3 A: Chesterfield 5/3 A: Northampton Town

Fleetwood hope to complete the signing of veteran midfielder Paul McKenna in time to face Oxford in npower League Two.

McKenna was set to become former Preston team-mate Graham Alexander's fifth signing of the January transfer window as the club ironed out the final details of his move from Hull on Friday.

Another ex-Preston midfielder, Barry Nicholson, is doubtful due to an ongoing back injury.

Striker Jon Parkin (hamstring) and defender Youl Mawene (broken foot) are not ready to return to first-team action despite resuming light training.

Parkin took part in a training game last weekend following a lengthy absence and told Fleetwood's official website: "It's been a bit of a grind. I managed to get back and then pulled up again in the first training session I took part in.

"I probably came back just a little bit too quickly. I just need to get fit and try and get in the team. Hopefully the goals will start coming from there.''

Forward Andy Mangan (knee) is a long-term absentee.

Oxford will be without the services of Liam Davis. The left-back is expected to be out for a month due to a hamstring injury, with Luke O'Brien set to deputise.

O'Brien has signed a new deal this week which will keep the 24-year-old at the club until the end of the season after his short-term contract expired.

Ryan Clarke is still sidelined after undergoing operations on both shoulders with veteran goalkeeper Wayne Brown set to continue in goal.

Max Crocombe, who received a call-up to New Zealand's preliminary squad for the final stage of qualifying for the Under-20 World Cup this week, will offer cover for Brown from the bench.

Striker James Constable is pushing for a recall having served a four-match ban.

With last weekend's game against Rotherham postponed due to a frozen pitch, Chris Wilder's team have had a two-week break since their 2-1 victory at Capital One Cup finalists Bradford.M